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Incoming Louisville signees have been nominated for the McDonald's All-American game

A number of future Cardinals have been nominated for the McDonald's All-American game

A total of five incoming Cardinals have been nominated for the prestigious McDonald's All-American game.

Two from Rick Pitino's 2017 recruiting haul and three women's signees have all been listed as final nominees for the contest that will take place on March 29 at the United Center in Chicago, Ill.

Five-star power forward Malik Williams and four-star point guard Darius Perry both made nomination list.

The 6-foot-10 Williams is rated as nation's No. 4 prospect at his position and No. 20 overall by  He signed with the Cardinals in August over scholarship offers from Indiana, UCLA, Georgetown, Michigan State, Purdue and others.

Rated as the No. 75 overall prospect nationally and No. 17 point guard, Perry also inked with U of L in August.  The Marietta, Ga., product also considered Florida State, Georgia, Kansas State, Wake Forest, Xavier and a host of others.

A trio of incoming Cardinals from Jeff Walz highly-rated class were also nominated for the game.

LIST:  McDonald's All-American nominees

Five-star guards Dana Evans and Lindsey Duvall, along with five-star post Loretta Kakala are all on the nominee list.

Evans is rated as the No. 3 point guard nationally, with Duvall checking in at No. 7 nationally.  Kakala is rated as the nation's No. 2 post player.

The final 24-player rosters will be announced on Jan. 15 at 10:30 pm on ESPNU.

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